Leadership: co-founder and co-artistic director, New Docta and the New Docta Festival, Argentina, newdocta.org

Upcoming: solo recital, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Dec 15

Performances: Maria in Maria de Buenos Aires at Fort Worth Opera, The Atlanta Opera, and in the opening season of Teatro del Bicentenario in San Juan, Argentina; El amor brujo with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra; Four-year world tour of Einstein on the Beach with the Philip Glass Ensemble

Appearances: Madison Square Garden, representing Argentina with the national anthem; UN General Assembly with A.R. Rahman, India’s 70th Independence Day; United Nations, 2015, commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide; Portland Baroque Orchestra; American Chamber Orchestra; Shushi Armenian Dance Ensemble, 2015 tour of Russia and Armenia; solo recitals and chamber music concerts at Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, TX, and in New York City, Cordoba, Buenos Aries, London, and other cities; collaborations as part of the New Docta Ensemble; Dawn Upshaw and Friends; Composing Song at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Film: “My Mind is a Stranger Without You” for the film The Hundred-Foot Journey

Recordings: Composing Roots with guitarist Federico Diaz and pianist Pablo Zinger

Awards: winner, 2019 Pro Musicis Competition

Education: Master’s Degree in Voice and Vocal Performance, Bard College Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program; Bachelor of Music Degree, The Juilliard School

Website: solangemerdinian.com

Solange Merdinian performed with The Orchestra Now on October 31, 2021.

Bio: October 2021